Workshop on Measuring Access to Justice through SDG 16

Mariana Neves

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Development Programme - Oslo Governance Centre(UNDP-OGC) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) convene a two-day workshop to support countries in their report commitments under target 16.3 “Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all” and 16.7 “Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels”.

The two-day workshop addressed questions and issues arising from the reporting efforts of indicators:


  • Indicator 16.3.3 on the proportion of the population who have experienced a dispute in the past two years and who accessed a formal or informal dispute resolution mechanism, by type of mechanism.
    • Chloé Lelievre, Justice Programme Lead, Policy Coherence for SDGs Division, OECD
      Aparna Basnyat, Senior Research and Policy Advisor, SDG16, UNDP
    • Susan McDonald, Principal Researcher, Research and Statistics Division, Justice Canada / Cara Williams, Assistant Director, International Cooperation and Methodology Innovation Centre, Statistics Canada
  • Indicator 16.3.1 on the proportion of victims of violence in the previous 12 months who reported their victimization to competent authorities or other officially recognized conflict resolution mechanisms
    • Fatma Ismetova Usheva, Associate Research Officer, Data Development and Dissemination Section, UNODC
    • Adrian Franco Barrios, Vice President, National Institute for Statistics and Geography (INEGI),
  • SDG 16 Survey (Roundtable)
    • Mariana Neves, Governance Statistics Specialist, UNDP
    • 16.3.3: Ainur Dossanova, Head of SDGs Statistics Unit, Committee on Statistics, Ministry of National Economy, Kazakhstan
    • 16.3.1: Eduardo Lopez-Mancisidor, Coordinator of the SDG Portfolio, UNDP, Tunisia


  • Indicator 16.3.2 on unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population
    • Maurice Dunaiski, Associate Expert, UNODC
    • Maria Giuseppina Muratore, Senior Researcher, National Institute of Statistics (IStat), Italy
  • Indicator 16.7. 1 (c) that aims to compare the proportion of various demographic groups (by sex, age, disability
  • Strengthening measurement of access to justice (Roundtable)
    • Juan Daniel Oviedo, Director General, National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE), Colombia
    • Giuliana Palumbo, Director for Statistics, Ministry of Justice, Italy
    • Luis Carlos Guevara, DNP, Colombia
    • Martin Gramatikov, Head of the Measuring Justice team, HiiL
    • Alejandro Ponce, Chief Research Officer of the World Justice Project